This oreo filling is one of my most requested when it comes to cakes and cupcakes. It’s also a recipe that I’ve been promising to post for ages and I just always forget to snap some good pics! So I finally made it, I measured all of my ingredients (I don’t always measure everything), I tested it (of course) and now I’m sharing! I hope this will work for you, too.
So, if you love Oreo cookies and cream, you’re going to love this too. Who would not love them? They even have an event called National Oreo Day! Now that happens because let’s face the facts: what’s the best part of these cookies? Of course, is all about the feeling! Therefore, why move the cream layer from one cookie to another (I already know that a lot of you do that), when you’ll know how to cook it by yourself? Additionally, it’s such a simple process that you won’t believe it!
Oreo Cookie and Cream Filling
Another interesting fact about this filling recipe is that you can use it to improve all your cakes and even cupcakes. Personally, I’ve used it to fill both chocolate and vanilla cakes. Moreover, I like to pair it with cream cheese frosting, but vanilla or chocolate work well too!
Believe me, at first you’ll need to eat it by itself, without any cake or cream. Considering that the ratio of cookie to cream from the Oreo cookies is already too small, it’s understandable to save a little only for yourself. This is the same concern if you are going to make a chocolate oreo cake.
However, this decision remains yours! My purpose here is just to teach you how to prepare the oreo filling! So, let’s do it together!
Ingredients for Oreo Cream Filling Recipe
These are all the ingredients you’ll need in order to achieve the same result as mine. Of course, you can improvise where necessary, but I would advise you to follow this list. Even though it is a simple recipe it is really easy to ruin it too.
- 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature (takes about 2 hours to reach room temp)
- 4 oz. salted butter, at room temperature (1 stick)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 12 crushed Double Stuf Oreos (I do mine in a food processor), or any chocolate sandwich cookie will work!
- 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream, as needed
How To Make the Oreo Filling for Cake?
Finally, let’s move on to the process of preparing this amazing filling. Don’t worry: the kitchen tools are what you would use for any filling. So, just follow these four steps and the result will be incredibly delicious.
- Cream together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until smooth.
- Mix in the powdered sugar until smooth.
- Fold in the crushed cookies.
- Use immediately to fill cakes or cupcakes or refrigerate until ready to use. If you refrigerate it, it will thicken. So, use 1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream to thin it again to a good consistency for filling!
Cakes and cupcakes that are filled with Oreo filling should be refrigerated until time to serve!
Suggested Read: 5 Ingredient Cheesecake Oreo Cookies
All in all, wasn’t that a so simple recipe? And the taste is just mmmm, AMAZING! If I’d be totally honest with you, I find it even better than the original.
However, that’s because when you cook the filling yourself, you can taste it in the process and add whatever you prefer. As an example, one of my best friends likes to add a lot more vanilla and some orange essence. Even though the oreo cookie and cream taste are not so profound anymore, she prefers it that way. And that’s totally fine!
So, keep in mind that as long as you do you and the result is satisfactory, you did an amazing job! Finally, don’t hesitate to share with all of us your experience and advice on this Oreo filling recipe. Also, if you have further questions write them down in the comments section. I’ll take a look and respond as fast as I can! You know that I love to hear from you.
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Would this taste ok with a white chocolate cake instead of chocolate?
Could you please provide in grams for the sugar measurements. 😛
I’m going to use this to fill a layer cake for a birthday. If I refridgerate it after filling for a day and a half would that be ok? Was going to fill and dirty ice then finish it the next day.
Also how much would it thicken once it’s in between the cake layers?
Yes it will be fine to refrigerate for a day and a half. And it shouldn’t change after it’s filled.
could you use the filling as icing instead?
You could – but it would be difficult to smooth!
How much cake will this recipe fill? I need to fill a 6″ and 8″ cake.
This should be enough to fill 6″ and 8″ cakes! If you feel like it may not be, mix in a little extra vanilla buttercream to stretch it!
This sounds delicious and I love that cream cheese and butter is used, not cream like so many others ive seen.
May I just ask the yeild of this recipe? Thanks 🙂
SO you fill the cupcake after baking? What tool do you use for this?
I use an apple corer to remove the center of the cupcake, then I pipe in the filling!
Hi will Betty Crocker cream cheese icing work with this? By just adding crushed oreos?
This filling is amazing !!! Would not change a single this. I used this for friends Oreo birthday cake and it was a stunner !! Thanks for sharing this recipe!!
I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed it!! xx
Could you use this as a filling for a bundt cake?
Hmmm – I’ve never done a filling in a bundt cake. I wouldn’t use it as a filling before cooking, but if you fill it after it’s baked, it would be great!
My two almost three year old daughter asked for a princess cake for her birthday. I loved yours on this site so i was going to duplicate it in a way. She wants a chocolate cake filled with Oreo. I want to put fondant on it because I like the look of it. I know fondant is not to be refrigerated so any suggestions on how i can make this cake ahead of time(day before) without having to refrigerate the fondant?
Looks so yum! How many cupcakes will this fill?
Have you ever injected this filling into a cupcake and the dipped it in poured fondant? If so how did the top turn out? Was there a “dip” on top of the cupcake from where you injected it? And would you still seal the cupcake with jam after injecting this filling? Thanks love!
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I love Oreos. I think they put something in these little biscuits that make us want more. I will taste this recipe right now. Can’t wait to.
Wow great post Rose – looks yummy! Just wondering if this filling is ok to put under fondant (because you can’t refrigerate a fondant cake). Thanks in advance 🙂
I love that this recipe doesn’t use shortening. Thanks for sharing!
Can’t wait to try it. I have a similar recipe except that you put a whole single stuff Oreo at the bottom of the cup cake wrapper and then pour the cake batter on top. I then garnish with a half Oreo on top… Your filling looks much tastier… Off to the kitchen now… Thanks!